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Orchard Peace Park

The Orchard Peace Park is located next to St. Aidan’s Cathedral in the centre of Enniscorthy town in Wexford right alongside the river Slaney. The project was presented to us in 2015 when a simple park existed with the nuns cemetery located in it, the...

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Dodder Greenway

We at Austen Associates have had the honour of being a part of the Dodder Greenway projects landscape design.   The project is located along the Dodder river which runs from Tallaght all the way  to the Liffey river in Dublin's city centre. The project is split...

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Tree Surveys and Their Purpose

This page outlines how Austen Associates carry out tree surveys, why they are done, and the importance of their outcome as to how a tree protection plan is made and the site is developed.   Austen Associates have the privilege of having their own in-house arborist to...

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Candle Community Trust

The practice were commissioned by the Candle Community Trust to create an extensive sensory garden for the young people and staff attending their property in Ballyfermot, Co. Dublin.   The Candle Community Trust provide a safe place, therapeutic space and activities that allow young people to participate...

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Biodiversity in Dublin City gardens

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Portlaoise 1916 Memorial Garden and Civic Space

In commemoration of the 1916 rising, the practice has designed a garden and civic space to the front of the County Building in Portlaoise. The space is laid out with the garden at its core but the use of raised, linear planting beds means the space...

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Sycamore Unit at Connolly Hospital

The practice has designed a garden for elderly patients to view and engage with as part of their treatment for psychiatric disorders.   The garden is designed as a looped walk connecting different areas of interest. It is designed to be an attractive garden across all seasons,...

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Ryninch Private Garden, Killaloe

The design for this expansive garden with its wonderful view overlooking Lough Derg, near Killaloe, required a design intervention that would create a beautiful garden for our client around the house, whilst not detracting from its situation.   Our garden design brief was primarily to design the...

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Giardino della mostra, Bloom in the Park Gold Medal, 2013

The practice has completed a variety of show gardens at the Bloom in the Park garden festival in Dublin. This large garden completed in 2013 received a gold medal.   Giardino della mostra, translating generally from the Italian as “exhibition garden” or “garden of exhibits,” is a...

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